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Flowers of Paradise: Manuscripts & Illustrations from the Ephrata Cloister
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Category Religion
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Flowers of Paradise: Manuscripts & Illustrations from the Ephrata Cloister

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 6:00p

The Ephrata Cloister, a religious community in Lancaster County, was known for its printing press, decorated hymnals, and original music composed by its founder Conrad Beissel. Join us for a lecture by Jeff Bach, director of the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College and author of Voices of the Turtledoves: The Sacred World of Ephrata, as he explores the illustrations and religious symbolism in the Cloister’s music books. Hymnals and other Cloister documents from… Show more

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Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 732-6200
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